Star Lane

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A Star Lane is any major interstellar trade or transit route of the Distant Fringe.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Star Lanes are chains of stars that can be followed by vessels equipped with jump-2 DeVoss drives. They link areas that are economically productive, and most Star Lanes see very high volumes of traffic.

  • The systems that they pass through are generally thriving and developing.
  • Transport and Logistics companies ply their trade along them, operating huge commercial starships and carrying vast amounts of cargo.
  • Security organisations provide commercial fleet escort services to vessels travelling along Star Lanes.

Image Repository[edit]

A map showing the relative importance of different regions of the Distant Fringe and the Star Lanes that connect them.

  • It closely parallels the core operating areas of many large corporations.

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History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Most Clusters of stars are occupied by interstellar Polities.

  • Most Polities subsidize internal trade. Some Star Lanes cross through clusters, but most circumvent them.
  • Clusters are frequently served by cost-efficient jump-1 vessels.
  • The less developed systems lying on Star Lanes are often served by Gas Traders and the Recovery Trade. They may occasionally see the appearance of a Nomad Port, particularly if the world produces a seasonal commodity.

See also: Ships of the Distant Fringe, Distant Fringe Class A Starports, Conventional Pattern Starships, Long-Range Pattern Starships, Transport and Logistics, and X-Range Starships.

Worlds & Sectors (Astrography)[edit]

Many systems and worlds are located throughout the sectors of this astrographic feature.

Star Lane Network[edit]

Between Halcyon and Far Home Sectors[edit]

Halcyon Sector[edit]

Far Home Sector[edit]

The "Missing Link"[edit]

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

This list of sources was used by the Traveller Wiki Editorial Team and individual contributors to compose this article. Copyrighted material is used under license from Far Future Enterprises or by permission of the author. The page history lists all of the contributions.